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Winter 1988

Winter 1988

Vol. 38, No. 1

Created: Friday, January 1, 1988

Vol. 38, No. 1

Child’s Play Tradition and Adaptation on the Frontier
by Elliott West

Phil Sheridan’s Frontierby Paul Andrew Hutton

The Winter of 1886–1887 The Last of Those 5,000?
by Leland E. Stuart

From Kwangtung to the Big Sky The Chinese Experience in Frontier Montana
by Robert R. Swartout, Jr.

Death of a Small Business The Missoula Brewing Company
by John Andrew Kutzman

Montana Episodes “I never give up in despair”: The Letters of S. L. McIlhenny, 1878–1885
ed. by Herbert D. Hollinger

Historical Commentary Knowing the Land, Leaving the Land: Navajos, Hopis, and Relocation in the American West
by Peter Iverson

Review Essay Art of the American West: The West of the Imagination
by Peter Hassrick

Montana Book Roundupby Charles E. Rankin

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Bakken, Rocky Mountain Constitution Making, 1850–1912, reviewed by Lewis L. Gould | Utley, Four Fighters of Lincoln County, reviewed by Kenneth N. Owens | Philp, ed., Indian Self-Rule, reviewed by Hana Samek | Trafzer and Scheuerman, Renegade Tribe, reviewed by J’Nell J. Pate | Hutton, ed., Soldiers West, reviewed by Darlis A. Miller | Coe, Lost and Found Traditions, reviewed by George Horse Capture | Clary, Timber and the Forest Service, reviewed by H. D. Hampton

On the cover

(front) Indian with Deer, c. 1925, by Victor Higgins; (back) Winter—Absaroke, 1908, by Edward S. Curtis